October the Cancer Prevention Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Aside from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. The good news: Death rates are decreasing, thanks in part to earlier detection, better treatment and increased awareness.

Lifestyle choices can help reduce breast cancer risk, and a healthy diet is one of the factors you can control.

Foods that may offer protection from cancers contain antioxidants, phytochemicals and fiber. Eat a diet rich in: Cruciferous and dark, leafy green vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, collards and kale
· Fruits, especially citrus, berries and cherries
· Whole grains, beans and legumes
Both high-fat diets and alcohol have been linked to breast cancer. So, in addition to eating the right foods, cut down on less-healthy choices and maintain a healthy weight.

Hope this will help you to have better nutrition and prevent this disease. Wishing you the best!

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